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Providence Enterprise Master File Infrastructure (EMFI) Engineer PSJH in Missoula, Montana


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling Enterprise Master File Infrastructure (EMFI) Engineer PSJH to our location in Renton WA, Seattle WA, Everett WA, Portland OR, Beaverton OR, Anchorage AK, Missoula MT, Torrance CA, Burbank CA OR Anaheim CA.

We are seeking a Enterprise Master File Infrastructure (EMFI) Engineer to implement and manage EMFI, Data Courier, and related infrastructure for Providence’s Epic application. This level EMFI Engineer applies understanding of Epic’s static data structure, synchronization tools, and project management to data migration and standardization challenges. Contributes to recommendations for enterprise use of IntraConnect EMFI and Data Courier software products, policy and process improvements, and methods to increase technical productivity.

This EMFI Engineer is responsible for making mission-critical decisions involving coordination, design, and development of strategies for data synchronization across instances of Epic software. The engineer is responsible for setting up EMFI and Data Courier interfaces and managing traffic into and out of community lead, EMFI, end-user deployment, and standalone environments. In addition, responsible for implementing enterprise tracking decisions, auditing Data Courier use by other teams, and troubleshooting EMFI and Data Courier errors. The engineer generally works independently under deadlines and is subject to heavy workloads. Competent to work on complex software systems analysis and programming assignments and have full authorization and access to the core functionality of the Epic’s applications and databases.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Participate in 24 x 7 on call rotation as needed.

  • Manage the core EMFI and Data Courier setup and configuration (ECI, EGC, and interfaces).

  • Review the EMFI interface error logs and triage error investigations to the application teams when appropriate.

  • Monitor data and database integrity as it pertains to the ability to sync static data.

  • Assist Epic support teams and vendor in determining and requesting optimal EMFI and DC INI and item configuration. Implement EMFI and DC INI and items changes.

  • Implement new EMFI and Data Courier systems/programs/interfaces and modify existing EMFI and Data Courier systems/programs/interfaces to satisfy new requirements.

  • Determine and implement solutions for problem resolution.

  • Provide the EMFI perspective for Epic enterprise-level events and projects, like upgrades and downtimes.

  • Train analysts and other Epic users on using Epic Data Courier


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree or minimum of an undergraduate degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field is required, or an equivalent combination of education and extensive experience.

  • Three (3) years progressive experience in information technology, with particular experience in interface engine development/management or database management.

  • Experience with Epic data structures, e.g., Epic application analyst, Epic technical support, etc.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Two (2) years of experience with EMFI and/or Data Courier.

  • Epic Certification in Data Courier

  • Epic Certification in IntraConnect EMFI

  • Epic Certification in Chronicles Install Utilities

  • Epic Certification in Bridges/Interface Administration

  • Experience with UNIX command line.

  • Experience with programming/scripting in at least one computer language.

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Infrastructure

Location: Washington-Renton

Other Location(s): California-Torrance, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Beaverton, Washington-Seattle, Alaska-Anchorage, Montana-Missoula, California-Anaheim, Washington-Everett, California-Burbank

Req ID: 265060